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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 323–336.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Ben Highmore This essay argues that bombsites in Britain were a vivid component of a social imaginary that informed the postwar social settlement. Postwar reconstruction, which often involved additional demolition, also produced ruined landscapes that were complexly associated with war damage...
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Cultural Politics (2013) 9 (3): 313–322.
Published: 01 November 2013
...” might emerge. One can see this in the essays that follow through their attention and reattunement to overlooked and marginal sites and spaces: to the various uses made by state and individuals of the bombsites of postwar Britain, to controlled and uncontrolled roadside memorials, and to real...
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Cultural Politics (2018) 14 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 July 2018
...: the Blitz and the work that went into morale building on the Home Front (chap. 3), the ruinous landscape of the playground-bombsite following the war (chap. 4), the postwar West Indian migration and settlement in England (chap. 5), the music of the 1970s and 1980s, specifically punk and postpunk (chap. 6...
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Cultural Politics (2006) 2 (2): 245–254.
Published: 01 July 2006
...” of bombsites. Plate 3: Haiti , 1959 (for Aristide, Stan Goff, and my father), “The US military mission in Haiti, to train the troops of noted dictator Francois Duvalier, used its air, sea and ground power to smash an attempt to overthrow Duvalier by a small group of Haitians aided by some Cubans...
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